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Assam finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has congratulated News Live, the leading television channel of the Northeast on completion of 12 successful years.

Himanta in his official Facebook page has written:

For 12 years, News Live Guwahati has served the news and entertainment needs of people of NorthEast with diligence & commitment. Heartiest compliments to team of Riniki Bhuyan Sarma and Zarir Hussain for having infused the information landscape of region with dynamism.


The influencial minister has congratulated Riniki Bhuyan Sarma, the CMD of Pride East Entertainment, the company that runs News Live who incidentally happens to be his wife.

He has also congratulated Zarir Hussain who is at the helm of affairs of News Live.

Himanta has been claiming at the top of his voice on numerous occasions that he is no way associated with News Live.

It is indeed ironical that he has congratulated his own wife at the completion of 12 years of News Live of whom Riniki, his wife is the CMD since inception.

And he claims he has nothing to do with the goings on of News Live.

What is is more fun to watch is the comments that Himanta is getting in his Facebook post.

Almost all are congratulating him.

That tells the whole story.

When the entire world knows that Himanta is the man behind News Live, the man is question claims he is no way associated with News Live.

What is more surprising is that even after his tall claims, Himanta even does not have the audacity to clear the’doubts’ of his ardent followers.

That means he has taken in his stride all the congratulatory notes for the the 12 years run of HIS own baby – News Live.


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